It's peaceful in LA now, but.... There are a LOT of
coming this week. First, you'd need to be living under a rock not to know that Apple is announcing new iPhones on Tuesday. What you may not know is that many other companies are also announcing new products on Tuesday in anticipation of the IBC trade show starting later this week in Amsterdam.
In other words, by the end of this week we will have all kinds of new toys to play with, as well as a much better understanding of where our industry is headed for the next several months. This will be exciting.
Thinking of IBC, I have a
reflecting what I'm reading in press releases right now and how it could impact us in coming months. It's my
I'm writing this newsletter on Sunday, with one eye continually on CNN's coverage of Hurricane Irma. I have lived through wild fires, tornadoes and earthquakes, but never a hurricane. My heart goes out to everyone in Florida and Texas struggling to survive the storms and rebuild their lives. I wish them the best.
There will not be a webinar this week - there's just too much news coming out of Apple and IBC. I want to take this week to analyze all these new products, as well as take a deeper look into our webinar system. In fact, my second story is a blog that brings you up-to-date on what is working and what isn't for our webinars.
Last week's webinar, though, was a chance to get back to something I love: audio. I presented
Audio Fundamentals in Apple Final Cut Pro X
. If you are struggling to understand how audio works, or just want to
review the basics
, this webinar is for you. I received a lot of compliments on it and have a variety of excerpts to share with you. But, for the entire package, I recommend you purchase the
- or check it out in our
Video Training Library
. This is a really comprehensive session.
But, in producing this webinar on audio, I discovered some
in our webinar system - both in terms of how it handles audio and in how we can deliver webinars about audio to you. So, this became my
This time of year
all our discussions of new products. So, last week on the
Digital Production Buzz
, we began three weeks of coverage of IBC, talking with companies that are releasing new products or new technology during the show. Listen to the
entire show here
or check out
specific interviews here
This will be an exciting week. I'm looking forward to all the new announcements, then looking forward, again, to chatting with you about them next Monday, Until then,